How to apply for the MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars Programme 2022

Do you know that the MTN Foundation (MTNF)/Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Music scholars programme is now calling for applications from eligible candidates for admission into the MTNF/MUSON Diploma Course in Music. The deadline for the submission of applications is August 21, 2022. See more details below.

The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON), in conjunction with the MTN Foundation (MTNF), announces entrance examinations for the Fifteenth  (16th) set of the MTNF/MUSON Diploma course in music for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. The MUSON School of Music is staffed and equipped to meet international standards in music education.

The examinations will take place from September 6th – September 12th, 2022 and will take the form of:

  • A written examination in Music Theory at appropriately grade 5 standard and general music knowledge.
  • An audition on a major instrument or voice of at least grade 5 standard before a faculty or jury.
  • An aural interview.

MTNF/MUSON Diploma Course Admission Requirements 2022

Admission Requirement

Applicants for the MTNF/MUSON Diploma course in music are expected to possess the following minimum academic requirements:

  • The General Certificate of Education (GCE) ordinary level with credits in at least five (5) subjects including English language.
  • The Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with credits in at least 5 subjects including English language.

The five (5) credits must have been obtained at not more than two (2) sittings and before admission to the Diploma course.

Other Requirements

  • PRACTICAL: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON School such as ABRSM or Trinity.
  • THEORY: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON SCHOOL.

NOTE: Applicants who possess the above Practical or Theory certificates must also satisfy the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.
Interested applicants who are deficient in the theory requirements but display an outstanding practical ability in the opinion of the Faculty/Jury may be considered for admission but must enroll in the remedial theory course to meet the necessary standard by the end of the first year.

See How to Apply for MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars Programme

Applicants are to submit completed forms and attach passport photographs scanned to – or or

All applications should reach,
The Director,
MUSON School of Music,
8/9, Marina, Onikan,

On or before August 21, 2022.

Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified by August 21, 2022, and given an examination number that permits them to take examinations, auditions, and interviews. Successful candidates from the examinations will be invited for admission.


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